for every child
Carry this bag to show your support!
Thanks for buying this bag. The Good Business Journey is our plan to make a difference for our people, communities, and for the environment. As part of Woolworths One Small Spoon initiative, with the aim to alleviate hunger in South Africa, they have partnered with UNICEF to rollout a pilot programme to ensure that children in 50 primary schools that participate in the National School Nutrition Programme [NSNP] will be taught the importance of handwashing and have access to good food. www.unicef.org/southafrica
By buying this bag, Woolworths will donate R10 incl. VAT on your behalf to UNICEF. The bag will contribute towards the installation of at least 10 hand washing facilities at 10 schools. To support the movement towards #zerohunger in South Africa visit www.woolworths.co.za/onesmallspoon
What is UNICEF ?
The United Nations Children’s Fund was founded in 1946 to help children in countries devastated by World War II. Now operating in more than 190 countries and territories, UNICEF has helped save more young lives than any other humanitarian organisation.
What is UNICEF South Africa?
UNICEF has had a presence in South Africa since 1996 – the end of apartheid – and continues to work towards bettering the lives of children in the country. Based in Pretoria, the UNICEF South Africa Country Office works with a diversity of partners in government, civil society, academia and other sectors to create a safer and healthier environment for every child in the country.
What does UNICEF do in South Africa?
At UNICEF South Africa, we focus on advocating and securing a better future for every child through our programs focused on: – Education – Maternal and child health – Social policy and child protection Our three main priorities are: – Ending violence against children – Promoting early childhood development – Fostering environments for adolescent development
Describe briefly the specific project, or aspect thereof, that the funding will support
Together with the Woolworths Trust, customers’ donations will support UNICEF’s work with the Department of Basic Education to implement these programs:
– The WASH program https://www.unicef.org/wash/ will be implemented in select primary schools in Gauteng Province, empowering schools and learners in basic sanitation and hygiene through water
– As part of the National School Nutrition Programme, develop and pilot a training module for Volunteer Food Handlers responsible for nutrition and food preparation amongst primary school learners.
What is the duration of the project?
The project was initiated at the beginning of 2019 and will be rolled out over a period of three years
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